Nassau Coliseum

Model of renovated Nassau Coliseum

Friedman: Islanders Will Be Fine, But Let The Fans Have Their Grieving Process

Looking out from the Barclays Center press box during the rookie scrimmage in July just felt … different. You knew you’d be going there often from that point forward, but it was an uncomfortable thought.


Billy Joel

Schwartz: It’s Not Goodbye, But Rather ‘See You Later’ To Nassau Coliseum

As Billy Joel was banging out hit after hit during Tuesday night’s epic concert to close the Nassau Coliseum, I periodically just looked around the place.


Billy Joel plays the last concert at the Nassau Coliseum on Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015. (Credit: CBS2)

Billy Joel Holds Final Concert At Nassau Coliseum Before Renovations

Nassau Coliseum hosted its final concert before shutting down for extensive renovations.


Nassau Coliseum as seen before the Islanders' home playoff game against the Washington Capitals on April 21, 2015. (Credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

Hempstead OKs Redevelopment Plan For Nassau Coliseum Site

A group headed by developer Bruce Ratner will renovate the aging arena and build a movie theater, restaurants, stores, recreation and office space on the 91-acre site.


Police were looking for this man in connection with the theft of an Islanders player's glove from Nassau Coliseum. (credit: Nassau County Police Department)

Arrest Made In Case Of Stolen NY Islanders Glove From Nassau Coliseum

Nassau County police said Matthew Kircheim has been charged with petit larceny in connection with the stolen glove.


Police were looking for this man in connection with the theft of an Islanders player's glove from Nassau Coliseum. (credit: Nassau County Police Department)

Cops Looking For Man Who Allegedly Stole Islanders Glove After Nassau Coliseum Finale

Police have released a photo of the suspect, who is seen holding a beer bottle with a navy blue and orange padded glove.


Buckets are filled with Coliseum ice upon the removal of the rink from the Nassau Coliseum on May 5, 2015 in Uniondale, New York. The New York Islanders have played their last game at the Nassau Coliseum and will begin to play at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn next season. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Islanders Selling Melted Ice From Nassau Coliseum

According to the team’s website, each order of ice — which has since changed its state to liquid H2O — costs $20 and will come with a certificate of authenticity.


Polo Grounds

Blast From The Past: 7 Historic Former New York Sports Venues

Here are seven historic ballparks and arenas that New York teams have left behind.


Bradley Schwartz (R) and proud dad Peter at Nassau Coliseum (Photo by Peter Schwartz/CBSNewYork)

Schwartz: My Son’s Emotional Farewell To The Coliseum

“It will be our real home forever.” Spoken like a true Islanders fan.


Nassau Coliseum

Friedman: Goodbye To Nassau Coliseum, My Home Away From Home

For me, Nassau Coliseum was always the place to go dream, to believe. It was the place where I learned everything I know about hockey.


New York Islanders

Following Early Playoff Exit, Isles Look To Next Chapter: Brooklyn

It’s time for the New York Islanders to lower the Hall of Fame and Stanley Cup banners from the rafters, and pack up their pucks and sticks.


Nassau Coliseum (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

12 Things About Nassau Coliseum We’ll Miss

Starting next season, Brooklyn’s Barclays Center will present its own unique environment for Islanders fans, but there are many who believe it will never top the Nassau Coliseum experience.


A view of the players corridor at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Jared Max: Islanders Movin’ Out, But Still In A New York State Of Mind

At Wikipedia, the change has already been made. Barclays Center is listed as the Islanders’ home arena.


Frans Nielsen of the New York Islanders reacts to the game-winning goal by Washington's Evgeny Kuznetsov in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals at Verizon Center on April 27, 2015 in Washington, DC. The Capitals defeated the Islanders 2-1 to win the series 4-3. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Goodbye, Nassau: Islanders’ Season Ends In Heartbreak

Monday’s elimination ends the Islanders’ playing days at Nassau Coliseum, which opened in 1972 and saw its last game Saturday in Game 6.


APRIL 25: The New York Islanders celebrate their 3-1 victory over the Washington Capitals in Game Six of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on April 25, 2015 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Islanders Beat Capitals 3-1 To Force Game 7

Nikolay Kulemin scored the go-ahead goal with 9:27 left and the New York Islanders beat the Washington Capitals 3-1 on Saturday to force Game 7 in the first-round playoff series.